Mogli the Iceburg – You Can’t Hold Me Down

Mogli the Iceburg is a rapper and producer from Middle Tennessee, and part the indie tribe collective, made up nobigdyl., Jarry Manna, and himself. Blending a diverse sonic pallet, with ambient and alternative rock fused with industrial cloud rap, tied… Continue Reading

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Beyonce Hit With $20M Lawsuit Over “Formation” Sample

Beyoncé is being sued for an unauthorized sample that appears at the opening over her 2016 single “Formation.” While the song is known for Beyoncé‘s hook and classic lines about carrying hot sauce in her bag and taking her man… Continue Reading

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Philadelphia Rapper E-Dubble Has Died

e-dubble YouTube Sad news today, as Philadelphia-based MC E-Dubble has died at age 34. Reportedly, E-Dubble was suffering from an aggressive infection, which spread throughout his body. Born in Baltimore, Md. but living in Philly for the past couple years, E-Dubble… Continue Reading

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Ephixa and Laura Brehm Make Sweet Sweet Music With “Losing You”

Monstercat’s OG Ephixa gained notoriety for his reconstruction The Legend Zelda’s and creating the Vancouver-based indie label’s first ficial release Whereas singer/songwriter Laura Brehm hails from Colorful Colorado, donating her harmonious pipes to hungry producers all over the world. The… Continue Reading

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Roman Kouder & Regards Coupables – Mystery (Original Mix) – Dancing Astronaut

‘s have enjoyed a grand two years as a label, attracting talents as broad and buoyant as , and along the way. On the eve their second anniversary, the label is celebrating with a retrospective remodel compilation, but have snuck in… Continue Reading

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Watch John Mayer take on 'Live EDM' – Dancing Astronaut

Tropical house’s mellow atmosphere give f vibes reminiscent mellow, Indie-leaning rock akin to that Jack Johnson or John Mayer. The latter those two names seems to have also recognized the stylistic similarity between the genre and his own music, and… Continue Reading

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The DA Hot 25: February 3, 2017

is the definitive playlist series running through dance music culture and hand­-delivering you with the essential tracks the week. Whether it’s the hottest or quickest trending tracks, brand new music from your favorite artists, or songs from the unknown that… Continue Reading

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Ten Up-And-Coming Experimental Labels to Watch in 2017

10.  I found More Creativity Records yesterday, after I had most this list planned out, but I was so impressed that I found it vital to include. Founded by , the New York label is just a year old, but it… Continue Reading

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A Playbook For Pushing The Needle On Diversity In Music

Creativity necessitates diversity. To quote Nielsen’s Chief Diversity Officer Angela Talton, some the most creative projects in history arise from “the combination ideas from different cultures or disciplines.” As any seasoned leader would know, this art meshing together disparate perspectives… Continue Reading

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Mija Showcases Her Skill With First Solo Production "Secrets"

Amber Giles, most well known by her stage name Mija, has been making waves in the electronic music scene since her breakout performance with Skrillex in 2014. Today marks a huge success for this spunky female DJ’s career with the… Continue Reading

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